Harare learns from Gweru, so should Byo

Patrick Chitumba, Midlands Bureau Chief ALL roads from local authorities in Zimbabwe are leading to Kudzanayi Long Distance Bus Terminus in Gweru where councils are going on look-and-learn visits. The US$1,4 million project is a partnership between Gweru City Council (GCC) and a private company, Bentach Resources. Already, GCC has received over $6 million in […] …
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Farming for life after prison in Gwanda

Yoliswa Dube-Moyo, Mat South Bureau Chief AT Gwanda Prison, there is a belief that Saidi Banda (38), an inmate serving a 16-month sentence for illegal gold mining must really have a good set of hands after one of the cows under his care at the prison farm gave birth to twin calves recently. Normally, cows […] …
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COMMENT: We want Zisco to resume work now

It was with great delight that we read yesterday about the progress being made towards revival of steel maker, Zisco. The Government-owned Redcliff-based company collapsed in 2008 under the weight of mismanagement, mounting debts and lack of capital. Before then, Zisco was Africa’s largest steelworks north of the Limpopo. A number of initiatives to get […] …
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Lockdowns worsened pre-existing disparities in education: Unicef

Yoliswa Dube-Moyo, Mat South Bureau Chief OVER 90 percent of school going children in Zimbabwe have been negatively affected by Covid-19-induced school closures, a report has said. According to Unicef, the crisis is worsening pre-existing disparities by reducing the opportunities for some of the world’s most vulnerable children, including those in rural communities and in […] …
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RBZ resumes forex auction

Sikhulekelani Moyo, Business Reporter THE weekly Foreign Currency Auction Trading System resumed activity this Tuesday after the festive season break with the Zimbabwe dollar trading at 112,82 against the United States dollar. The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) closed the auctioning of forex on December 14 with the exchange rate pegged at 108,7 as most […] …
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Zim stun Guinea in AFCON Last Supper

Source: Zim stun Guinea in AFCON Last Supper | The Herald TIME TO DANCE . . . Warriors skipper Knowledge Musona (second from left) is joined by teammates to celebrate one of the goals in yesterday’s win over Guinea in an AFCON Group B match at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Cameroon last night Tadious […]
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VAYA clears air on late payments

Source: VAYA clears air on late payments | The Herald Senior Business Reporter VAYA Mobility, the taxi and shuttle service provider has cleared the air on the supposedly late disbursement of money to its service providers, saying the delays were a result of aligning the payments to the new withholding tax threshold of 30 percent. […]
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Govt frowns at illegal dumpsites 

Source: Govt frowns at illegal dumpsites – NewsDay Zimbabwe BY HARRIET CHIKANDIWA THE Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry ministry has expressed concern over the proliferation of illegal dumpsites which are posing a health hazard to people and the environment. Environment deputy minister Barbara Rwodzi threatened to invoke section 69 of the Environmental Management Agency (Ema) […]
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Zim-China to enter citrus export deal

Source: Zim-China to enter citrus export deal – NewsDay Zimbabwe BY LORRAINE MUROMO ZIMBABWE is set to enter into a citrus export deal with China as the two countries strengthen their bilateral trade relations, NewsDay has learnt. The two countries signed the agreement in 2015 as Zimbabwe sought a market for Shashi Citrus smallholder farmers, but China […]
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Council director ‘fakes’ age to defer retirement

Source: Council director ‘fakes’ age to defer retirement – NewsDay Zimbabwe BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA FORMER Harare City Council (HCC) workers want authorities to investigate suspended council’s human capital director Cainos Chingombe on allegations of misrepresenting his date of birth to postpone his retirement from the local authority. The council’s retirement age is 60. Although documents […]
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